Leicester game moved to Friday night + other fixtures rescheduled

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Sky Sports and BT Sport have got their hands on the Premier League fixture list with six matches up to October being selected for television coverage. A further six have also been rescheduled.

For the first time ever, Arsenal’s first home game of the season will be played on a Friday night with the match against Leicester moved from the Saturday.

If you weren’t used to Sunday afternoon football already, you will be by the end of this season. Our Thursday nights in the Europa League mean a lot of our Premier League games will be pushed back 24 hours.

Here’s the full set of changes so far, you can be sure there will be even more.

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Arsenal v Leicester City
Friday, August 11
Kick-off: 7.45pm
Live on: Sky Sports

Stoke City v Arsenal
Saturday, August 19
Kick-off: 5.30pm
Live on: BT Sport

Liverpool v Arsenal
Sunday, August 27
Kick-off: 4pm
Live on: Sky Sports

Chelsea v Arsenal
Sunday, September 17
Kick-off: 1.30pm
Live on: Sky Sports

Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion
Monday, September 25
Kick-off: 8pm
Live on: Sky Sports

Arsenal v Brighton and Hove Albion
Sunday, October 1
Kick-off: 12pm
Live on: BT Sport

Manchester City v Arsenal
Sunday, November 5
Kick-off: TBC

Burnley v Arsenal
Sunday, November 26
Kick-off: TBC

Arsenal v Huddersfield Town
Wednesday, November 29
Kick-off: 7.45pm

Southampton v Arsenal
Sunday, December 10
Kick-off: TBC

West Ham United v Arsenal
Wednesday, December 13
Kick-off: 7.45pm

Arsenal also report that the away game at Everton will be rescheduled due to our Europa League commitments, but no date has been set.

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